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Pigcawayan Farmers taught to produce quality seeds

Fri, 03/20/2020 - 10:09am

PIGCAWAYAN, Cotabato – Farmers should always use good seeds to achieve good yield. The more yield, the merrier the farmer is. This reality inspires the Agricultural Training Institute to continuously provide trainings on hybrid and inbred rice seed production.

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ATI 12 brings Mushroom Production Tech to Palayamanan Plus Beneficiaries

Fri, 03/20/2020 - 10:06am

M’LANG, Cotabato- Time is changing so fast that a farmer who cannot adapt will be left behind. This is one of the very reasons why the Agricultural Training Institute XII implemented the Palayamanan Plus Program. It is to instill to farmers the benefits of going into integrated and diversified farming and disregard the age old idea of monocropping.

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La Villa Aqua Farm, the first LSA launched in Kidapawan City

Fri, 03/20/2020 - 10:04am

KIDAPAWAN CITY – Learning Site for Agriculture (LSA) has been steadily implemented by Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) since 2011. LSAs are owned and operated by farmers who are very much willing to share their technology in farming by opening their gates to the public. ATI XII, as of February 2020, has accredited 44 LSAs in the Region.

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Livestock Program conducts Regional Consultation Meeting, PlanningWorkshop

Fri, 03/20/2020 - 9:54am

TANTANGAN, South Cotabato – The ATI RTC XII Livestock Program thru the Partnership and Accreditation Services Section (PASS) conducted the Consultation Meeting and Workshop on March 13, 2020 at the ATI XII Session Hall. This is in to plan the implementation of the target activities for the year 2020.

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ATI National Halal Program Full Force for 2020 Activities

Thu, 03/19/2020 - 4:01pm

TANTANGAN, South Cotabato- In an effort to harmonize the implementation of the Halal Program for the year 2020, the ATI Halal Focal Persons together with the ATI-ITCPH gathered for a 3-day Halal Food Industry Development Program (HFIDP) Consultation Planning Workshop at ATI-RTC XII, Tantangan South Cotabato from February 27 to 29, 2020.

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Region 12 AEWs become Trainers for Farm Business Schools

Thu, 03/19/2020 - 3:58pm

TANTANGAN, South Cotabato- Twenty six (26) Agriculture Extension Workers (AEWs) from Region 12 graduated from the Training of Trainers on Climate Resilient Farm Business School held at ATI-RTC XII ECN Hall from March 2-11, 2020.

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ATIng ITAMPOK to feature Champion Stories of Successful Farmers

Wed, 03/18/2020 - 3:11pm

TANTANGAN, South Cotabato- The Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center XIII through its Information Services Section will be featuring stories of successful farmers in Region XII through “ATIng ITAMPOK: Istorya ng Tagumpay sa Agrikultura”.

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EAsY Agri Scholarship Application now open for incoming freshmen

Wed, 03/18/2020 - 3:08pm

EAsY Agri Scholarship Application now open for incoming freshmen
By: John Lord L. Auman

TANTANGAN, South Cotabato- The children of smallholder farmers and fishers can now have the chance to pursue a degree program in Agriculture, Agricultural Engineering or other agriculture-related courses through EAsY Agri Scholarship Program.

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JICA LIFT-UP Project amongst DA Special Projects assessed

Wed, 03/18/2020 - 3:04pm

DAVAO CITY- The Department of Agriculture-Special Projects Coordination and Management Assistance Division (DA-SPCMAD) successfully conducted the FY 2019 Year End Assessment for DA Special Projects last March 3-5, 2020 held at Apo View Hotel, this City.

The 3-day assessment aimed to evaluate the overall performance of all the locally and foreign funded projects.

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ATI 12, DA-RFO 12 discuss ways of harmonizing 2020 trainings, activities

Wed, 03/18/2020 - 3:01pm

TANTANGAN, South Cotabato- The ATI-RTC XII on Monday, March 9, has organized a special consultation meeting with the Department of Agriculture-Regional Field Office XII (DA-RFO XII) to ideate initiatives and strategies in harmonizing 2020 trainings and activities.

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31 AEWs, LFTs and Farmers vow to help farmers through Modified FFS

Wed, 03/18/2020 - 2:59pm

TANTANGAN, South Cotabato- Thirty one participants composed of Agricultural Extension Wokers (AEWs), Local Farmer Technicians (LFTs) and Learning Site Representatives vowed to help rice farmers become competitive as they have successfully completed the 12-day Training of Trainers on Inbred Rice Seed Production and Farm Mechanization held at ATI-RTC XII, San Felipe, Tantangan, South Cotabato fro

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1st Quarter Trainings, Activities outlined during 3rd Monthly Meeting

Wed, 03/18/2020 - 2:53pm

TANTANGAN, South Cotabato - To review the accomplishments for the last two months and discuss remaining activities for the 1st Quarter, the ATI-RTC XII management and staff gathered last March 2, 2020 at the Big Hall, ATI-RTC XII Complex, San Felipe, Tantangan, South Cotabato for the 3rd Monthly Staff Meeting.

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Students creatively share thoughts on agriculture through Spoken Poetry

Tue, 03/17/2020 - 10:32am

TANTANGAN, SOUTH COTABATO - Three Agriculture Students from different universities in Region XII poured their heart out in the Agri-Hugot Spoken Word Poetry Competition during the 33rd Anniversary Celebration of the Agricultural Training Institute held at the ATI-RTC XII Session Hall, January 29, 2020.

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Students display knowledge on Agriculture in the Agri-Tagisan Quiz Bee

Tue, 03/17/2020 - 7:50am

Elementary students from different schools in Tantangan, South Cotabato exhibited their determination and knowledge in Agriculture in the Agri-Tagisan Quiz Bee conducted during the 33rd Anniversary Celebration of the Agricultural Training Institute held at the ATI-RTC XII Session Hall, January 29, 2020.

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ATI-RTC XII opens learning opportunity to On the Job Trainees

Mon, 03/16/2020 - 4:03pm

TANTANGAN, SOUTH COTABATO - The ATI-RTC XII offered further learning experience to the K to 12 Immersion students and On-the-Job Trainees.

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Corn Coordinators hold Consultation Workshop

Mon, 03/16/2020 - 3:38pm

TANTANGAN, SOUTH COTABATO - Corn Coordinators from Region XII and BARMM convened for a 2-day consultation workshop on February 20-21, 2020 at ATI-RTC XII, San Felipe, Tantangan, South Cotabato.

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ATI XII, PCC plan for SOA graduation

Mon, 03/16/2020 - 3:20pm

USM, Kabacan, Cotabato - ATI RTC XII and Philippine Carabao Center held a preparatory meeting on February 17, 2020 at PCC USM for the up-coming graduation ceremony of the School on the Air (SOA) on Dairy Buffalo Production.

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Target Setting, Planning with LOVE

Mon, 03/16/2020 - 3:12pm

TANTANGAN, SOUTH COTABATO - The Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center XII conducted its 2nd Monthly Meeting last February 10, 2020 with the theme: Delivering Excellent Extension Services with LOVE. The activity is to review accomplishment for January and plan for extension activities for February.

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ATI XII celebrates 33rd anniversary, recognizes partners

Mon, 03/16/2020 - 2:59pm

TANTANGAN, SOUTH COTABATO - In the commemoration of the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) 33rd Anniversary on January 29-30, 2020, ATI Regional Training Center XII recognizes its partners in the delivery of excellent extension services in the Region.

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Learning Site Hopefuls display best agri practices

Mon, 03/16/2020 - 2:41pm

TANTANGAN, SOUTH COTABATO - The Agricultural Training Institute XII recently validated applicants of Learning Site for Agriculture (LSA) in Region XII. The validating team was composed of one staff from each sections of the center. The said validation was conducted to check if the farm is worthy of emulation.

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ATI Today

Extension services continue to evolve. With the challenges that extension workers and farmers face, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) continues to explore various strategies to improve its efforts as the extension and training arm of the Department of Agriculture. In over 30 years, the ATI has celebrated various successes and learned from the lessons during hard times. Nonetheless, we are proud to be standing the test of time through the support of our partners and the clientele themselves. This is the ATI Today, more committed to bring you extension services beyond boundaries.